Dance - Cambodia’s most famous performing art form
Dance is a very popular and greatly revered art form in Cambodia. During a dance workshop, the artists will introduce and demonstrate the various forms of dance. Select the style that interests you most (Classical, Folk, Social), then learn the steps in more detail before trying out your moves! Live music accompaniment included.
Music - An integral part of traditional Cambodian Culture
The music of Cambodia is derived from a mesh of ancient cultural traditions. At the start of each workshop, a variety of instruments will be presented such as the roneat (xylophone), khloy (flute), and troy (two stringed fiddle). Select the instrument which interests you most, then work directly with the artist to learn how it is played.
Sbaek Thom - Large Shadow Puppetry
A cultural art form thousands of years old and unique to Cambodia, Sbaek Thom (large shadow puppetry) has told the story of the Reamker, which depicts the balance of good and evil. The artists will explain each of the main characters in the story and demonstrate each of their unique movements. Then it’s your turn to try! A chanter is included for accompaniment.